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Karen Danielson stirs things up
We're so proud of contributor
Karen Danielson. As
reported in their electronic campus newspaper at the college where she heads the
student clinic, Karen appeared on television, presenting some of her healthy recipes.
The article reads:
"For Director of Student Health Services Karen Danielson,
one of the best ways to make someone feel better is to feed them, and feed them
Danielson, an RN, will be featured on the public television
program "WQED Cooks," which airs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 10. She will
appear on the "I is For Italian" segment. Viewers of the cooking show
had the opportunity to send in recipes, some of which will be published in a
The lifelong cook, a resident of the city for the past
30 years, sent in about 10 recipes, chosen from her collection that she’s compiling
for her own cookbook, one that she hopes to publish herself for family and friends
by the end of the summer.
When producers called Danielson, who has worked in ****
since 1976, they were especially interested in her recipe with Heart-Healthy
This isn’t the first time Danielson’s recipes have brought
her attention. She has had recipes published in the "Too Busy to Cook" section
of the July 1987 issue of Bon Appetit magazine and in several Bon Appetit cookbooks.
Danielson also is a contributor of culinary creations to the web site
The WQED cookbooks, fund-raising items for the station,
will sell for $50. Included in the cost is a membership to WQED
and a one-year subscription to Pittsburgh Magazine."
Also featured in the newspaper was one of her recipes,
Skinny Chicken and Vegetable
Fettuccine Alfredo. The above article also
appeared in three area newspapers, so Karen had a big moment of fame, one that's
The TV show went off very well, Karen reports.
She received a number of compliments, including, for instance, this one which was
added to our guest book from Bob R.:
"Hi. I made the Alfredo Sauce yesterday
and was surprised how easy and tasty. Recipe was in the Butler Eagle.
Another, from Pandora G. McNatt:
"Thanks for appearing on WQED's "I is for Italian" cooking
marathon. My husband Richard and I enjoyed your presentation of your Alfredo
sauce recipe. And, in addition to making a wonderful looking and healthful pasta,
you managed to say so much about your cooking approach, your work at **** College,
etc.! WQED re-ran the "I is for Italian" cooking marathon yesterday, and
this time I taped it. My husband and I looked at it again today (watched
your presentation twice). We are looking forward to trying the Alfredo
sauce soon, and now that a search of the web has disclosed "The Sneaky Kitchen,"
we'll be back here again looking for more of your recipes. Keep up your
good work, and please let us know when your cookbook is available."
Stay tuned for more of
Karen's great recipes!